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Beach Monitoring Season in South Carolina
DHEC collects water samples along South Carolina's beaches to monitor for harmful bacteria from May 1-Oct. 30.
DHEC Provides Tips for Reducing Ozone Pollution
Learn more about ways you can help reduce ozone pollution and how DHEC forecasts for high emission days, which can be harmful for those with respiratory conditions, such as asthma.
Help Us Track West Nile Virus
Residents can help DHEC by submitting recently deceased birds, crows, blue jays, house finches, and house sparrows.
Recently Published by DHEC
Rabid Skunk Confirmed in Oconee County; Two Pets Exposed
June 01, 2023
DHEC Spotlights Vital Role of its Dams & Reservoirs Safety Program During National Dam Safety Awareness Day
May 30, 2023
Rabid Cat Confirmed in Florence County; Four People and Eight Pets Exposed
May 25, 2023
Rabies Vaccination Clinics
DHEC encourages pet owners to take their pets to a veterinarian for no or low-cost spring rabies clinics.
Mosquitoes in South Carolina
Protect Yourself from Mosquito Bites
Mosquitos can develop in water that stands for more than 5 days. Use these tips to create a mosquito-free home and yard!
Substance Use Prevention Resources
DHEC health departments are equipped with Overdose (OD) Safety Kits to help save lives.
DHEC HealtheLife Client Portal
A web-based application that allows DHEC clients to access their records online, such as immunizations, test results, and upcoming appointments.
Do you have a complaint regarding services being provided to a child by a state agency?
Please submit your complaint by phone (1-800-206-1957) or an electronic submission form with the South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy.